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Old 04 July 2012, 13:09   #21
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I am after some advice, I have my rib stored indoors and have an electrical item powered on 24/7 and over the time of a few months it obviously drains the battery.
Since nobody else asked, I will: What's the electrical item, and why does it need to be on in a barn?

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Old 04 July 2012, 13:12   #22
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Since you asked I will tell you, try reading the thread

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I have the bilge pump connected and my tracker
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Since you asked I will tell you, try reading the thread
Bilge pump? is it a very leaky bar... er sorry Barn
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How the Ffing hell do I know I don't live with the bloke or own the barn I just quoted what he said so go ask the OP
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How the Ffing hell do I know I don't live with the bloke or own the barn I just quoted what he said so go ask the OP

LOL, Always good reading what has gone on with peoples comments.

The pump is no worry in the barn, and the tracker will last a long time on the battery - but I dont like the idea of going out knowing its not full.

and the idea of the spare battery is a good idea, and one I would do, but its a total pain to remove the battery - a two person job with plenty of sweat.
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Old 04 July 2012, 14:41   #27
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I have one of these: Clarke Heavy Duty Jump Start 4000 - Machine Mart which is one of the best value jump starter packs you can get.

And for no other reason than it is the latest model have just bought one of these: Clarke Dual Voltage Jump Start 12/24V - Machine Mart

With all my gadgets and gizmos I never know when I will need instant power, but once the fuel cells are fitted I will be fine

So if anyone fancies a deal on the now spare 4000 let me know (will start a 4ltr diesel)
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On a side note,

A woman came up to me in the marina car park the other day and said "can you help me" I thought oh dear! what grief now, but anyway replied "what's the problem", she said "my grandfather changed a bulb for me in the car and has left the lights on, now my battery is flat and I need to get home, have you got anything that can help" I just could not stop smiling to myself because in my truck which I was standing next to was 3 x batteries fully charged, the two battery jump packs above and two sets of jump leads

God MUST have been looking down on her and sent her to me, peteR75 from this forum was standing next to me at the time, we just looked at each other and smiled, we were thinking the same thing. We told her that she had hit on the right guys and we could most certainly sort her out, anyway Pete went off with her and gave her a jump, so she was very happy bunny
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How the Ffing hell do I know
Sorry, I thought you knew everything, got you confused with the missus for a moment there
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I certainly know a lot, I haven't gone through life to retirement with my eyes closed but as for knowing everything, certainly not, unlike some I know, when I don't know something I am happy to ask, I don't just pretend I do, or make up some bull answer and post it with authority to make me look good, only to later get sussed out by those that actually do know

You get to an age in life where you actually don't need to impress people, you do things because you can or you want to, not just to keep up with the Jones's or because it is a fashion fad. You can also read people a lot quicker and easily see the bull sh..ers, or those that seem to have got through life having everything done for them so are clueless, it's quite funny really

Does that answer your query
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